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Best Wedding Kiss Nominees: 11th Benny Awards

December 31, 2019

The Best Wedding Kiss perfects the start of a marriage. Sexy kisses or sweet kisses both show the love a couple shares. As such, I know capturing the perfect kiss is the single most important shot from the wedding. However, the Best Wedding Kiss might not be the moment they are pronounced as married. In some cases, the perfect kiss happens later. A couple might share that kiss as they walk back up the aisle, or a more private moment when no one else is around. Regardless of when it happens, that special kiss is the highlight of a day filled with love and passion.

I chose these Best Wedding Kiss nominees for specific, special reasons. Maybe because the bride leaned in a little extra on her tip toes to meet her grooms lips. Or maybe I picked it because the it happened in front of the majestic Teton mountains. Perhaps I chose it because the couple was surrounded by confetti and friends at midnight. I witness some really beautiful love, and capture it with my camera. As a photographer, I’ll never take that for granted. I love capturing love.

With their dog looking on, Ashleigh and Tanner share their first kiss as husband and wife in this Best Wedding Kiss nominee.
Privately, away from their friends and family, Abby and Austin share this beautiful kiss at sunset while he holds his bride and dips her back outside the Ballroom at I Street in Bentonville.
This Best Wedding Kiss nominee is shared just outside the glass chapel in Bella Vista Arkansas.
Jackson hole's majestic mountains served as the backdrop for this first kiss as man and wife for Lauren and James.
As the clock struck midnight, confetti canons went off for this Best Wedding Kiss in Kansas City Power and Light District wedding.
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Other Benny Awards Categories:

Best Wedding Design Nominees

Bridal Bouquet Nominees

Best Bridal Portrait Nominees

Wedding Cake Nominees

Best Wedding Dance Nominees

Wedding Dress Nominees

Best Engagement Portrait Nominees

Wedding Getaway Nominees

Best Groom’s Cake Nominees

Wedding Kiss Nominees

Best Wedding Moments

Wedding Shoes Nominees

Best Wedding Portrait Nominees

And this year, I’m adding in two non-wedding portrait categories for your voting pleasure! While I’ve primarily been a wedding photographer for the past decade, many of my couples have gone on to have families. As my family and portrait clients have grown, I’ve felt an increasing need to represent them in the Benny Awards! This year I broke it into two categories:

Best Family and Baby Portrait Nominees

Senior and Style Portrait Nominees

Are you nominated?

If you are nominated, check your email! I’ve sent you details to our cocktail party / Benny Awards ceremony! To win in a category, all you need to do is get the most votes! Feel free to share this link with your friends and family (and neighbors, churches, etc). Also, previous winners harnessed the power of social media to help get votes; use instagram bio links and facebook posts to get more votes!

The voting is live now, and will go until January 14th. The winners will be announced following the annual Benny Awards ceremony in person on January 31st. Best of luck to all the nominees! It was an honor to serve you!

What are the Benny Awards?

Dale from Benfield Photography throws The Benny Awards party each year for his couples. At the party, the winners earn real prizes for each category, such as best wedding kiss and best wedding shoes. Also, this year Dale added two non-wedding categories because so many of this clients are already married and he wanted them to be represented.

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